It all depends on your usecase ;)
If you always access countIn and countFloat when you access a value, then
put them together to avoid to have to do 2 calls or a scan or a multiget.
But if you never access them together, you might want to separate them to
reduce RCP transfert, etc.
2013/11/28 Amit Sela <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> There are a lot of discussions here regarding the row design but I have a
> question about the value design:
> Say I have a table t1 with rows r1,r2...rn and family f.
> I also have qualifiers q1,q2...,qm
> For each (ri,fi,qi) tuple I want to store a value vi that is a data blob
> that implements Writable and has two members:
> Integer countInt
> Float countFloat
> Would you change the design so that I'll have 2m qualifiers i.e.,
> q1_countInt and q1_countFloat etc.
> with IntWritable and FloatWritable values (respectively) ? or stay with the
> data blob ?